The Geopolitics of the Western Balkans - A Talk by Professor Petar Kurecic

Join the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy’s International Affairs Program & The Center for Global Engagement’s Engage Your World Speaker Series for an Engage Your World event. It will take place on Thursday, Nov. 16 with the reception at 5 p.m. and the lecture at 5:30 p.m. in The Globe Auditorium.

Petar Kurecic is a professor of Political Science at University North in Koprivnica and Varazdin, Croatia and currently coordinates the international research group “Small States in the Multi-Polar World.”  He is the author of Contemporary NATO: Geopolitics and Geoeconomics as well as the author or co-author of 45 papers.  His areas of interest include geoeconomics, European Studies, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), small states and small economies, Central and South-Eastern Europe, and migration. He earned a PhD in Geography from the University of Zagreb.  Earlier in his career, he was a political advisor for the Social Democratic Party of Croatia and a Representative at the City Assembly of Zagreb.  From 2018-21, he served as the Coordinator of a J. Monnet module on Internal Market and Migration as Catalysts for Regional Integration in South Eastern Europe.

This event also counts toward one of the intercultural event requirements for the Global Citizenship Certificate.

Thursday, November 16, 2023 at 5:30pm

Global and Multicultural Engagement Building (GME)
110 S Woodward Ave., Tallahassee, FL